Support the Essential Air Service

Please join me in supporting full funding for the current authorized discretionary levels for the Essential Air Service in the Fiscal Year 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.

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Support funding for Polio Eradication

Please join us in sending two programmatic request letters to the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee, as well as the State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee on Appropriations in support of funding in Fiscal Year
2019 for the polio eradication activities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).   

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Sign Letter Opposing Cuts and Programmatic Changes to SNAP

Please join us in sending a letter to OMB Director Mulvaney and USDA Secretary Perdue opposing proposed drastic budget cuts and programmatic changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  SNAP operates as one of the federal government’s
most effective and efficient anti-hunger programs, currently serving over 40 million individuals every month. SNAP recipients can use their modest benefit, around $1.40 per person per meal, to purchase groceries that best meet the needs of themselves and their
families.

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Become a Co-Sponsor for the Prince Hall Freemasonry Stamp Act

I invite you to cosponsor H.R. 152, the Prince Hall Freemasonry Stamp Act. During the American Revolutionary War, Prince Hall and fourteen other men of color were rejected by the colonial Freemasonry on the basis of race. As a result,
Hall founded the first Black Masonic Lodge. The Prince Hall Freemasonry Lodge, originally created for freed slaves, has made history as the oldest and largest group of black Masons. It marks one of the many feats African-Americans have faced in the fight for
fairness and representation throughout history.

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